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68th Annual Meeting The place to be . . . where the entire epilepsy community meets for the latest research, education, networking, and exhibits. 2014 DECEMBER 59 5th Washington State Convention Center Seattle, WA Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress

SCHEDULEATAGLANCE THURSDAY 500 p.m. 700 p.m. Registration December 4 FRIDAY 830 a.m. 1130 a.m. Epilepsy Specialist Symposium Genetic Generalized Epilepsies, Benign and NonBenign Annual Fundamentals of Epilepsy Symposium The Side Effects of Epilepsy Treatment Professional Development in AES A Program for Junior Members and Those in Transition Special Interest Group Meetings December 5 330 p.m. 530 p.m. 330 p.m. 600 p.m. 600 p.m. 730 p.m. Hoyer Lecture Spanish Symposium Complementary and A

GENERAL INFORMATION AES 2014 Annual Meeting The American Epilepsy Society AES is one of 108 Chapters of the International League Against Epilepsy ILAE. The Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society is the largest meeting and exhibition in the world for those who share the common scientific and clinical interests of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. The meeting attracts more than 4,000 attendees dedicated to improving the quality of life for those dealing with epilepsy. This meeting is

GENERAL INFORMATION Attendance Certificate International Attendees A meeting attendance certificate will be available at the registration desk for international meeting attendees on Tuesday, December 9. Program Changes AES cannot assume liability for any changes in the program due to external or unforeseen circumstances. Syllabus Syllabi for the educational symposia will be available via the Virtual Totebag via Advance Registration Discount Commercial Exhibits The Exhibit

GENERAL INFORMATION Room Deposit Cancellation Policy A credit card is required to guarantee a reservation. After Monday, November 24, a one night, nonrefundable deposit room and tax representing the first night of your reservation will be charged to your credit card. Changes can be made to your reservation online or with Experient, the official AES Housing Bureau, until Monday, November 24, based on availability. Please contact your hotel directly after this date. Renaissance Seattle Hotel 515

GENERAL INFORMATION Affiliate Meetings All industry and other affiliate meetings and events including Alumni, ReunionsReceptions, Board Meetings and Committee Meetings must be approved and confirmed by AES in advance. Limited meeting space will be available at the Sheraton Seattle Downtown Hotel. Detailed guidelines and allowable times will be available on the AES website by the end of August. Information for International Travelers Consulates and Embassies Please check with your local U.S. con

AES Fellows Program Friday, December 5, 2014 The goal of the AES Fellows program is to encourage and support epilepsy fellows in training to attend the AES Annual Meeting where they will receive the latest updates in clinical and basic science research. A breakfast and lunch will be provided to allow fellows the opportunity to meet and pair with mentors who will provide guidance regarding career planning, potential research paths, and clinical endeavors. Following the breakfast the fellows wi

FRIDAY December 5, 2014 900 a.m. 315 p.m. 28th Annual Advances in the Management of Epilepsy and the Epilepsy Clinic separate registration required see below for instructions This intensive oneday conference is designed for those professionals who participate in the care of persons with epilepsy. The overall purpose is to improve services to individuals and families affected by epilepsy. The conference is presented by the Department of Neurology of Wake Forest University School of Medicine, W

FRIDAY December 5, 2014 u Treat patients with refractory epilepsy through use of alternative treatments not previously considered Recognize the value of treating refractory epilepsy through use of new technizues such as mindbody techniques and psychological therapy. u Target Audience Program Basic and Intermediate see page 3 for details CoChairs Patricio E. Abad, M.D., Mario A. AlonsoVanegas, M.D. Introduction Patricio E. Abad, M.D. Neurostimulation for Epilepsy David KingStephens, M.D. Diet

FRIDAY November 30, 2009 600 p.m. 730 p.m. Basic Science Skills Workshop Preregistration is required for this session. See registration form for additional 50 fee and information. Optogenetic Tools for Discovery in Epilepsy Research Moderators Esther KrookMagnuson, Ph.D., Ivan Soltesz, Ph.D. Optogenetics is a powerful tool allowing selective manipulation of neuronal populations through the use of lightsensitive proteins called opsins. This workshop will discuss some of the opportunities and c

SATURDAY December 6, 2014 700 a.m. 830 a.m. Special Interest Group Meetings Basic Neuroscience Brain Mosaicism in Epilepsy Coordinators Martin Gallagher, M.D., Ph.D., Laura A. Jansen, M.D., Ph.D. Speakers Annapurna Poduri, M.D., Laura A. Jansen, M.D., Ph.D., Kathleen Millen, Ph.D., Franck K. Kalume, Ph.D. The speakers will present an overview of genetic mosaicism in the brain, studies of mosaic PI3KAKT pathway mutations in human brain malformations, and animal models of PI3KAKT pathway activat

SATURDAY December 6, 2014 Advanced see page 3 for details Target Audience Program Learning Objectives u CoChairs Brian Litt, M.D., Gregory A. Worrell, M.D., Ph.D. u Recognize opportunities in their clinical practice to use one or more of the 8 newest AEDs and appropriately counsel patients regarding risks, benefits and alternatives Participate in counseling patients and their families regarding use of one or more of the 8 newest AEDs Assist clinicians in their prescribing of one or more of t

SATURDAY December 6, 2014 515 p.m. 745 p.m. Professionals in Epilepsy Care Symposium Practical Applications for the Comprehensive Treatment of Epilepsy Overview Recent research and practice recommendations include the comprehensive care of persons with epilepsy and their families. Despite this recommendation no guideline exists for comprehensive epilepsy care. This symposium will present recent research and practice evidence to assist interdisciplinary providers about practical ways to provide

SUNDAY December 7, 2014 845 a.m. 445 p.m. Investigators Workshops Overview These workshops, conducted informally and designed to encourage interaction, will address several important areas of rapidlyemerging knowledge in clinical and basic research in epilepsy. The workshops are intended to identify challenges in current research, propose methods to overcome those challenges, and encourage areas for future investigation. The Basic Science Investigator Workshops will highlight a number of resea

SUNDAY December 7, 2014 845 a.m. 515 p.m. Annual Course Seizures and EEG in the Critically Ill Patient Overview This years annual course will focus on diagnosis and management of seizures in patients admitted to intensive care units ICU, both those with known epilepsy and those with seizures due to systemic illnesses or infection. The morning will focus on diagnostic challenges, initially regarding etiologies of seizures in ICU patients then presentations will focus on how routine andor contin

SUNDAY December 7, 2014 600 p.m. 730 p.m. Special Interest Group Meetings Epidemiology Drug Resistant Epilepsy Definition, Epidemiology, Predictors, Using Big Data for Epidemiological Research About Drug Resistant Epilepsy Coordinator Nathalie Jett, M.D., FRCPC Speakers Samuel Wiebe, M.D., Martin J. Brodie, M.D., Elaine C. Wirrell, M.D., Jakob Christensen, M.D., Ph.D. This SIG will provide participants with an uptodate review about drug resistant epilepsy. We will begin by reviewing the lates

MONDAY December 8, 2014 700 a.m. 830 a.m. Special Interest Group Meetings Ketogenic Diet Does the Ketogenic Diet Offer a Cure for Epilepsy Coordinators Susan Masino, Ph.D., Christina A. Bergqvist, M.D. Speakers Detlev Boison, Ph.D., Sudha Kessler, M.D., Renee A. Shellhaas, M.D., Timothy A. Simeone, Ph.D. We have an arsenal of treatments for epilepsy, but do we have any cures More specifically, could the timehonored treatment of a ketogenic diet also be an antiepileptogenic treatment and offer

MONDAY December 8, 2014 Program Chair Amy BrooksKayal, M.D. Introduction Amy BrooksKayal, M.D. The Neurobiology of Stress How Stress and Epilepsy Intersect at the Synapse Tallie Z. Baram, M.D., Ph.D. Stress and Epilepsy What Are the Clinical Data Sheryl Haut, M.D. Stress and Cannabinoids What Is the Link Jaideep Bains, Ph.D. Cannabinoids and Epilepsy What Are the Clinical Data Allen Hauser, M.D. Cannabinoids in Treatment of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders Is There a Potential Role in Epil

MONDAY December 8, 2014 300 p.m. 515 p.m. Platform Sessions 3 Concurrent Sessions There will be three concurrent sessions consisting of selected key scientific abstracts. Authors will present a 10minute overview of their work followed by a fiveminute Q A. 530 p.m. 800 p.m. Credit Designation The American Epilepsy Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participatio

TUESDAY December 9, 2014 700 a.m. 830 a.m. Womens Issues Controversies in Caring for Women with Epilepsy Coordinators Danielle Andrade, M.D., M.Sc., Mona Sazgar, M.D. Speakers TBA Caring for women with epilepsy poses significant challenges to health care professionals. Despite a growing wealth of knowledge, many issues remain controversial and we lack evidencebased guidelines and consensus for many difficult management issues in this field. This SIG targets 4 major controversial issues in couns

TUESDAY December 9, 2014 Thermal Ablation Robert Gross, M.D., Ph.D. Conclusions R. Edward Hogan, M.D. Insights from Dravet Syndrome William A. Catterall, Ph.D. Biomarkers of SUDEP and the Role of Devices Daniel Friedman, M.D. Pediatric SUDEP and PatientFamily Education Elizabeth J. Donner, M.D. Conclusions Orrin Devinsky, M.D. Credit Designation The American Epilepsy Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit

TUESDAY December 9, 2014 Genetics Testing in Epilepsy Patients Moderator Alica M. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D. Novel detection platforms have accelerated scientific discoveries of genes relevant to patients with epilepsy of all ages. These research findings are being adapted by clinical diagnostic laboratories in academic institutions and commercial laboratories. Selection of patients who would most benefit from the genetic investigations, identification of the appropriate tests, and reporting of result



Registration Information and Instructions Please Read Carefully Registration Options Online Online preregistration will be open through Monday, December 1 at 1159 p.m. ET. Registering online is fast and convenient Simply click this link for Event Information. To register you will need your AES ID and password. Click on Register Now or the Event Registration link for the registration form. Be sure to choose the appropriate category from the drop down menu under REG TYPE top right section of the

Registration Information and Instructions Please Read Carefully Special Interest Group Meetings To choose a SIG program, review the listings in the Annual Meeting Brochure and choose the appropriate time slot on the registration form for the sessions you plan to attend. Skills Workshops Preregistration required an additional 50 registration fee applies for each workshop with a maximum of 30 people per session on a firstcome, firstserved basis. New in 2014 On Friday, December 5, AES is offering

2014 ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION FORM Attendee Profile First Name M.I. Last Name Badge Nickname Degrees Certifications i.e., M.D., Ph.D., RN, APRN, etc. Title Position Institution Company Dept. Is the mailing address below your q Home or q Business AES Member q Yes q No Gender q M q F Preferred Mailing AddressCity State Province Country Zip Code Preferred Email Business Phone Home Cell REQUIRED Emergency Contact Information Contact Names Emergency Contact Phone Al

Meeting Attendees Name You must complete Section A, Meeting Fees, to attend any session on this page. Check the programs below that you plan to attend only one per session. F. Friday, December 5 1. 830 a.m. 1130 a.m. Epilepsy Specialist Symposium r Genetic Generalized Epilepsies, Benign and NonBenign 2. 1230 p.m. 300 p.m. Annual Fundamentals of Epilepsy Symposium r The Side Effects of Epilepsy Treatment 3. 130 p.m. 300 p.m. Special Interest Groups r Concurrent Special Interest Group Meeti

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